Watching Gravity


Personality, Psychology

I always love watching movies. Any kind of movie (except animation, maybe). The last movie I saw was Gravity and it was amazing movie, no wonder it got many awards. Sandra Bullock did amazing job in that movie, although I keep admiring how George Clooney impressed me in only few scenes. Enough talking about the […]

April 23, 2014

They love me, they love me not


Personality, Psychology

Last week, we studied about personality in my classes and my students got very fascinated by Freud’s Defense Mechanism. I asked them to try to analyze their own personality with one of the Personality Theory as our weekly assignment and most of them analyzed their kind of defense mechanism. There are many forms of defense […]

April 18, 2014

“Here and Now”


Personality, Psychology

To mature means to take responsibility for your life, to be on your own. Psychoanalysis fosters the infantile state by considering that the past is responsible for the illness – Fritz Perls Psychology is not only about Freud or Freudian, but most of its theories found their roots in Psychoanalysis. One of Freudian that developed […]

January 10, 2014

Emaaakkkkk


Personality, Psychology, Social Psychology

Baru aja kemarin saya baca artikel  tentang pegawai wanita yang diberhentikan karena dianggap terlalu menarik dan mengganggu kinerja para pegawai pria. Kemudian ada lagi CEO salah satu perusahaan besar yang kebetulan wanita menjadi feature pada salah satu tabloid dianggap merendahkan jabatannya karena dia berpose cantik layaknya wanita. Layaknya. Wanita. Something sounds wrong there. And then […]

January 8, 2014

Life Learning


Personality, Psychology

  Human is a social creature. This sentence is told to us since our early life. It suppose to teach us how to deal with others and how to respect others, because we can never live alone. I began to think how others can influence me, then I come to a conclusion that it does […]

June 15, 2012

Membicarakan Kepribadian Sehat


Personality

Dua minggu ini, pembahasan di kelas Pengantar Psikologi saya bersama para mahasiswa yang ganteng dan cantik, adalah mengenai Kepribadian yang sehat. Mereka bukanlah mahasiswa dengan kekhususan Psikologi, mata kuliah ini hanya sebagai penunjang karier mereka nanti, jadi saya lebih senang memberikan materi yang aplikatif bagi mereka, bisa mereka laksanakan dalam kehidupan mereka sehari-hari dan dalam […]

April 18, 2012

Belajar dari permainan Halma


Personality, Psychology

Masih ingat permainan halma?? Atau Chinese Checkers in English?? Permainan yang bertujuan memindahkan sekelompok pion (atau apa yah nyebutnya??) menuju seberang dan yang paling cepat berhasil memindahkannya lah yang menjadi pemenang. Halma jelas merupakan sebuah permainan yang memerlukan strategi, meskipun kebanyakan pemainnya adalah anak-anak, tapi masih akan sangat menaraik bagi para orang dewasa untuk memainkannya, […]

November 3, 2008